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  • Brazil jet crash probe finds errant cockpit voice recorder

    News | 18 Aug 2014 18:49 | Felipe Salles

    The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the crashed Cessna 560 XLS+ in Brazil on 13 August has been found, but does not contain any recordings from its last flight, the Brazilian air force’s crash investigation center (CENIPA) says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-jet-crash-probe-finds-errant-cockpit-voice-recorder-402798/
  • Surf Air acquires up to 65 PC-12NGs for members only airline

    News | 18 Aug 2014 16:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    US members-only VIP airline Surf Air has placed an order with Pilatus Aircraft for up to 65 PC-12NGs, which will be used to expand its coverage across the USA and help to satisfy customer demand for its programme. The deal includes 15 firm orders for the single-engined turboprop and options for another 50 – and is one of the largest single contracts for the eight-seat type to datehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Surf-Air-acquires-up-to-65-PC-12NGs-for-members-only-airline-402752/
  • Icelandic authority raises volcanic threat level

    News | 18 Aug 2014 15:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Icelandic authorities have raised a seismically-active volcano to the second-highest alert level on its aviation warning scale.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Icelandic-authority-raises-volcanic-threat-level-402793/
  • Firms seek answers from business aviation conferences organiser MIU Events

    News | 18 Aug 2014 15:47 | Dominic Perry

    Customers of a business aviation conference organiser are desperately trying to contact the company to find out what is happening after a pair of events were cancelled, one at extremely short noticehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Firms-seek-answers-from-business-aviation-conferences-organiser-MIU-Events-402788/
  • Russia looks to domestic aircraft to counter sanctions

    News | 18 Aug 2014 11:40 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russia’s government is looking into forming an airline using domestically-built aircraft to circumvent the sanctions which grounded low-cost operator Dobrolet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-looks-to-domestic-aircraft-to-counter-sanctions-402778/
  • CASB issues Challenger emergency airworthiness directive

    News | 18 Aug 2014 09:57 | David Learmount

    Following three in-service reports of Bombardier Challeger 604s suffering fractured fastener heads on the inboard flap hinge-box, the Canadian Aviation Safety Board (CASB) has issued an emergency airworthiness directive requiring the re-fitting of incorrectly fitted fasteners. The fasteners were the correct ones, but they were incorrectly orientated during fitting.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CASB-issues-Challenger-emergency-airworthiness-directive-402773/
  • ICAO winds up preliminary conflict zones meeting

    News | 18 Aug 2014 01:22 | Greg Waldron

    ​An International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) task force convened following the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has completed its first round of deliberations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ICAO-winds-up-preliminary-conflict-zones-meeting-402754/
  • ANALYSIS: Sustainable fuel future is in reach – but ‘only with government support’

    News | 15 Aug 2014 15:51 | Dan Thisdell

    All forecasts point to dramatic growth in aviation over the coming decades – but can more flights and more passengers be accommodated without a significant increase in CO₂ emissions? A grouping of UK industry players including manufacturers, airlines, airports and air navigation service providers believes it is, indeed, possible – but only if the government takes active steps to support the development of biofuels.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Sustainable-fuel-future-is-in-reach-but-only-with-government-support-402740/
  • Flight Safety chief to head conflict zone task force

    News | 15 Aug 2014 13:37 | David Learmount

    The International Civil Aviation Organization's task force on risks to civil aviation in conflict zones is to be led by David McMillan, chairman of the Flight Safety Foundation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flight-Safety-chief-to-head-conflict-zone-task-force-402739/
  • Jet Airways pilots suspended after uncontrolled descent

    News | 15 Aug 2014 08:55 | Firdaus Hashim

    Two Jet Airways pilots have been suspended by India’s directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) over an uncontrolled descent incident while in Turkish airspace on 8 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jet-Airways-pilots-suspended-after-uncontrolled-descent-402728/
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